On the predicted moment flood is coming in and later on the tide is going out. A natural phenomenon caused by the gravitational forces of the moon and to a lesser extent the sun. As water flows in and out estuaries, it caries energy.
Electricity can be generated from tidal energy by two main types:
- Tidal Stream - Kinetic Energy
- Barrage - Potential Energy
Delta Marine Consultants has been involved in projects of the second type of energy conversion. We advised Tidal Electric for the Bay of Fundy project in Canada.
An artist impression of the proposed solution is shown above. Delta Marine Consultants has performed the following:
- Data Collection
- Technical Site Selection Study
- Technical Feasibility Study